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Grant Mortuary changes hands

Perhaps the most important role of a mortuary is to be compassionate, caring and understanding to the families that have lost loved ones. That’s exactly what Owen Grant has done for the Craig community for the last 34 years as owner of Grant Mortuary. After being a humble servant to thousands of local residents, the time has come for Grant to retire from his full-time duties.

Craig Daily Press welcomes new designer

The Craig Daily Press and The Print Shop have a new employee. Anna Griffing recently started as a new graphic designer, replacing Laura Sigmund, whose last day with the business was Friday.

Business Buzz: Colorado partnership to highlight economics of hunting

A group of local and regional leaders representing Colorado sporting organizations, small businesses, lodging and retailers recently announced the launch of the Hunting Works For Colorado partnership.

Business Buzz: Visiting Nurse Association to host Craig Chamber Mixer on Thursday

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will host a Craig Chamber Mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the VNA offices located at 745 Russell St. in Craig.

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Southwestern Energy invests millions more in Northwest Colorado

Drilling in Moffat, Routt counties will continue through 2015

Southwestern Energy’s oil and gas play in Northwest Colorado got much bigger in July after the company entered an agreement to acquire an additional 74,000 net acres of mineral leases in the Niobrara shale formation for $31 million.

Business Buzz: Craig insurance agency develops new app

The latest business news for Moffat County, Craig and Colorado.

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Downtown Craig facade project taking shape

City Council will hear report by September

Local residents met Wednesday evening at the City Council Chambers for a presentation from the Colorado Center for Community Development through University of Colorado Denver focusing on the facades of Craig businesses, specifically those along Yampa Avenue. This is part of a project first funded by the city and Department of Local Affairs in April as a way to revitalize interest in the downtown area.

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Aviation, aerospace discussion lands in Northwest Colorado

Venues in both Moffat and Routt counties played host to the Colorado Space Business Roundtable Wednesday and Thursday as part of the second annual Aerospace Business Development Road Trip. A crowd of about 50 — including Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid and Colorado House of Representatives candidate Chuck McConnell, among others — gathered Thursday morning at Colorado Northwestern Community College to hear an array of speakers discuss the ever-changing world of aircrafts and related topics.

Business Buzz: Craig Daily Press welcomes new reporter

The Craig Daily Press is pleased to introduce Lauren Blair to the community. Blair will take Andy Bockelman’s place covering health care and education, and Bockelman will move into the sports and entertainment reporter position.

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Moffat County's lodging industry suffers during 1st quarter of 2014

2nd quarter looks good

The hotel and motel industry in Craig hit the lowest point in recent memory during the first quarter of this year, posting a 60 percent dip in lodging tax mainly due to Craig Station not conducting its spring outage.

Real estate business slow for sellers in Craig

Craig residents who want to sell their homes are working against a challenging market this year. “Our pocket here in Northwest Colorado — and as a general rule on the entire Western Slope — there’s little spots that are seeing activity, but as an overall picture (the seller’s market is) sub par,” said Chuck Cobb, Cornerstone Realty broker assistant.

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Business Buzz: Sinclair to open in former Go-fer Foods gas station

Craig and Moffat County business news.

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Carelli’s new patio seating gets ‘molto bene’ reception

Carelli’s Pizzeria & Pasta unveiled its long-awaited backdoor patio seating section during the Craig Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors business mixer Thursday evening to an overwhelming response.

Tri-State reaches agreement to amend state visibility plan

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association Inc. has reached an agreement regarding the Craig Station and the state plan for federally required visibility protection in national parks and wilderness areas, according to a Tri-State press release.

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